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How to Unlock Any Appliance or Turn Off Child Lock

Bosch Dishwasher:

  1. To deactivate, press and hold the "<" button until the Child Lock LED goes out.
Bosch Microwave:
  1. Press "Settings" followed by the number "5" to deactivate Child Lock.
Bosch Washing Machine:
  1. To deactivate Child Lock, press the Start/Pause button and hold down for 5 seconds.
or
  1. Press the Menu button until CHILD LOCK :ON appears in the display.
  2. Press the Select button until CHILD LOCK :OFF appears in the display.
  3. Press the Start/Pause button and the key symbol should disappear.
Danfoss Thermostat:

  1. Press the control knob or button and hold it in place.
  2. Turn the knob counterclockwise until you see the word "Code" appear in the display.
  3. Turn the knob clockwise and select the code "0033."
  4. Press on the control knob until you see an icon of a clock or a hand appear or disappear indicating that the child lock has been set or unset.
Delonghi Microwave:
  1. To deactivate Child Lock, press the STOP/CLEAR key until the beep is heard.
Delonghi Portable Air Conditioner:
  1. Pressing the "+" and "-" buttons on the control panel together for more than two seconds unlocks the keypad.
Fisher & Paykel Dish Drawer:
  1. Disable the child lock by pressing and holding the key with a key and lock symbol printed on it until the padlock symbol disappears from the screen.
Frigidaire Dishwasher:
  1. Press and hold the No Head Dry button (or the Rinse Only, Delay Start or Air Dry button depending on model) for 3 seconds.
Frigidaire Dryer:
  1. Press and hold the "Control Lock" button for five seconds to release the lock.
or
  1. Press and hold the "Options" and "Select" buttons simultaneously and hold for 10 seconds to release the door lock.
GE Dishwasher:
  1. Press and hold the Heated Dry button for 3 secs.
GE Electric Stove:
  1. Press and hold "Lock" for three seconds to release the child lock function.
Kenmore Dishwashers:
  1. Press the "Heated Dry" button, and hold for four seconds until the "Lock On" icon light turns off.
or
  1. Hold the "Sensor Dry" or "Lock" symbol down for three seconds until the lock indicator light goes off.
Kenmore Dryer:
  1. Press and hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 3 seconds.
Kenmore Microwave:
  1. Touch and hold Cancel for 5 seconds to deactivate the lock.
Kenmore Range:
  1. Push and hold the Lock button for 10 seconds.
Kenmore Washing Machine:
  1. Press and hold "Drain & Spin" for 3 seconds to release the child lock.
or
  1. Press and hold Cancel for 10 seconds.
or
  1. Hold the "End of Cycle" button down for 5 to 6 seconds.
or
  1. Hold the Child Lock button for 5 seconds.
Kitchenaid Dishwasher:
  1. Press and hold Energy Saver/Dry button for 5 seconds.
or
  1. Press and hold Lock button for 5 seconds.
Kitchenaid Microwave:
  1. Press and hold the "Cancel" or "Start" button for five seconds.
Kitchenaid Oven:
  1. Touch and hold START for 5 seconds.
LG Dishwasher:
  1. Press and hold the Spray and Rinse button simultaneously for 3 seconds.
LG Dryer:
  1. In models that include a rack dry, usually holding the [rack dry] button for three seconds will disable the function.
LG Refrigerator:
  1. Press and hold the Lock button for 3 seconds.
LG TV:
  1. Open the menu, select lock (padlock symbol) then select lock system, then select off.
  2. Press exit to exit the menu.
LG Washing Machine:
  1. Press and hold "Dry" & "Spin" buttons together for a few seconds.
or
  1. Press and hold "options & select" until the light goes off.
or
  1. Press and hold "end of cycle" for over 5 seconds.
or
  1. Press and hold the PRE-WASH/Child Lock buttons for 3 seconds.
Maytag Dishwasher:
  1. Press the Heated Dry button for three seconds.
Maytag Microwave:
  1. Press and hold the "Enter/Start" button for 3 seconds
Panasonic Microwave:
  1. Press "Stop/Cancel" 3 times to deactivate Child Lock.
Philips TV:
  1. Using your TV Remote, press the 'MENU' button, select FEATURES and press cursor right.
  2. Press cursor up/down to select CHILD LOCK and press cursor right.
  3. The screen will prompt you for PASSWORD, key in you password if known. If the password is unknown, then key in the code 0711 twice.
  4. Press cursor up/down to select CHILD LOCK, press cursor right to change the status to OFF.
Samsung Dishwasher:
  1. Hold down the Delicate and Rinse buttons simultaneously for three 3 seconds.
Samsung Refrigerator:
  1. Press and hold the Ice Off/Lock button for 3 seconds.
or
  1. Press and hold the Ice Off button for 3 seconds.
or
  1. Press and hold the Lighting button for 3 seconds.
or
  1. Press and hold the Child Lock button for 3 seconds.
Whirlpool Dishwasher:
  1. Press and hold Heated Dry button for 4 secs.
Whirlpool Dryer:
  1. Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.
Whirlpool Washing Machine:
  1. Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

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How can I reset our dishwasher


Open the dishwasher door sufficiently to see the control buttons, then hold the two buttons with labels "Cancel Drain" and press for 3 seconds.
Close the door. Wait nearly 1 minute for the dishwasher to complete the cycle.
Open the door and hold the "ON/OFF" toggle.

Reset Bosch Ascenta Dishwashers
Shut off the child lock if needed by pressing and holding "Open the door far enough to see the keys, then hold the "START RESET" toggle until the "ACTIVE" LED become extinguished. On the SHE5AM model of Bosch Dishwashers, hold the "START RESET" key until the display clock shows "0:01".
Close the door and rest about 60 seconds. On the SHE5AM, wait until the display clock displays "0:00".
Open the door and hold the "ON/OFF" toggle.

Apr 06, 2016 | Bosch SHE4AP06UC Dishwasher

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Hi, my front loader washing machine (Bosch Logixx 8 sensitive) has child lock written on the screen and will not start the load. ive tried switching it on and off again but it does nothing. the door is opening so its not locked closed. Please tell me what to do.


Hello, welcome to FixYa.

The Key symbol means the lock has been activated some how.

On most bosch of your class this is how you work it on & off.

Here`s how to deactivate it...

1) Press the "menu" button until you see "CHILD LOCK :ON" appear in the display. ( if nothing is pressed within 10 sec.following this the menu will close and it will default to program in the display )

2) Once you see what I just mentioned in the display press the "select" button until "CHILD LOCK :OFF" appears in the display.

3) Finally by pressing the "start/pause" button the key symbol should disappear confirming you have successfully exited the child lock program.

Let me know if this was helpful to you or not, if so please take a second and rate it accordingly.

Thank you for visiting "fixya" for your washer solution inquiry.

good luck going forward.

macmarkus :)

Dec 22, 2010 | Bosch Washing Machines

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bosch classixx 6 1200 express is showing a key symbol in the LED - when I switch on the washing time goes back to 0 and the alert sounds and I cant start the wash I dont know how to switch the key off


Hello, welcome to FixYa.

The Key symbol means the lock has been activated some how.

On most bosch of your class this is how you work it on & off.

Here`s how to deactivate it...

1) Press the "menu" button until you see "CHILD LOCK :ON" appear in the display. ( if nothing is pressed within 10 sec.following this the menu will close and it will default to program in the display )

2) Once you see what I just mentioned in the display press the "select" button until "CHILD LOCK :OFF" appears in the display.

3) Finally by pressing the "start/pause" button the key symbol should disappear confirming you have successfully exited the child lock program.

Let me know if this was helpful to you or not, if so please take a second and rate it accordingly.

Thank you for visiting "fixya" for your washer solution inquiry.

good luck going forward.

macmarkus :)

Aug 19, 2010 | Bosch Washing Machines

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DVD Recorder Screen keeps saying HOLD and not switching on


CHILD LOCK:

The Child Lock Deactivates All Buttons On The Unit & Remote Control.

To Deactivate Press & Hold (OK) & (RETURN) Simultaneously Until "X HOLD" Disappears.


Oct 28, 2008 | Panasonic DMR-EH50 DVD Recorder

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